Frontline (PBS) recently produced an in-depth documentary on the financial meltdown. It is an attempt at figuring out the root causes of the problems that led to the current economic crisis affecting the entire globe. It is well worth your time to watch it.
Friday, February 20, 2009
The University of Texas International Law Journal will be hosting a China law related symposium on February 26, and 27, 2009.
Here is how it is described:
China’s Emergence: Effects on Trade, Investment, and Regulatory Law,” this one-and-a-half day symposium will address the legal and policy implications related to ’s rise in political and economic power. China
Opening remarks of the main body of the symposium will be at 9:00 a.m. on Friday, February 27. Expert panelists will be coming fro China, Hong Kong, and throughout the United States. They will be discuss challenges and opportunities related to China's economic and political rise through the lens of three primary topic areas--(1) Trade, (2) Investment, and (3) Regulatory law. Experts from both academic and practioner backgrounds will present. Official from MOFCOM, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, and the Department of Commerce will also present.
This program is free and open to the public. So if you don't want to obtain CLE credits, it is free. Free education is good. Free education in beautiful Austin, Texas on such interesting topics is even better. I plan to attend on February 27th. If you are going to be in Austin on that day, I'd like to meet.
For more information, please check here.